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North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied

North Island College offers early childhood care and education certificate

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate students are preparing…

 

RBC presents $80,000 cheque to North Island College. From left to right: Kathleen Kuhnert, NIC vice-president, Students & Community Engagement; Rick Eigler, RBC branch manager, Comox Valley; Kelly Bissell, RBC regional vice-president; Kelly Shopland, NIC executive director Indigenous Education; Aubrey Lively, RBC assistant branch manager; and Katharina Schulte-Bisping, RBC assistant branch manager.

RBC gives $80,000 to support Indigenous students at North Island College

Indigenous students at North Island College will be able to access expanded…

 

North Island College graduates gathered at the Campbell River campus in early June to have their photo taken in their regalia. The photos are part of the virtual grad celebration, which is now live online. Photo supplied

North Island College launches Virtual Grad 2021

COVID-19 restrictions force second virtual graduation at NIC

 

The Comox Valley campus of North Island College. (File photo)

North Island College launches first Indigenous Plan

The plan signifies NIC’s commitment to become more Indigenous serving

The Comox Valley campus of North Island College. (File photo)
NIC’s new president Lisa Domae assumed the role of president on April 12. Domae has worked at NIC since 2000, most recently as the executive vice president, academic and chief operating officer. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

New North Island College president launches draft strategic plan

Lisa Domae assumed the role of president on April 12, 2021

NIC’s new president Lisa Domae assumed the role of president on April 12. Domae has worked at NIC since 2000, most recently as the executive vice president, academic and chief operating officer. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Introduction to Criminology (CRM-101) and other North Island College spring and summer courses are available in both seven-week and 14-week sessions and are delivered entirely online starting in May. Visit www.nic.bc.ca/spring-summer-2021 to browse course offerings. Photo supplied

North Island College digital summer courses lighten students’ workloads

North Island College is offering students a wide range of transferable courses…

  • Mar 25, 2021
Introduction to Criminology (CRM-101) and other North Island College spring and summer courses are available in both seven-week and 14-week sessions and are delivered entirely online starting in May. Visit www.nic.bc.ca/spring-summer-2021 to browse course offerings. Photo supplied
North Island College Hospital Unit Clerk alumna Miranda Gudbranson has joined the front lines at a local health facility after graduating from her program at NIC. NIC photo

NIC Hospital Unit Clerks join front line at local health care facilities

Alumni from NIC’s Hospital Unit Clerk program have joined the front line…

  • Mar 25, 2021
North Island College Hospital Unit Clerk alumna Miranda Gudbranson has joined the front lines at a local health facility after graduating from her program at NIC. NIC photo
North Island College has placed signage and floor markings across campuses to show what physical distancing requirements need to be followed this year. Photo submitted
North Island College has placed signage and floor markings across campuses to show what physical distancing requirements need to be followed this year. Photo submitted
NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. NIC photo

Learn about Practical Nursing opportunities for Island students

Students interested in exploring a future in health care are invited to…

  • Mar 2, 2021
NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. NIC photo
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation Quagmire. Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series, Monday, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. NIC photo

NIC Artist Talk goes online for winter 2021

NIC’s Artist Talk is returning for the winter 2021 season with a…

  • Jan 20, 2021
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation Quagmire. Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series, Monday, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. NIC photo
Myles Bernard, Employment Transition Grounds & Custodial Assistant graduate, is pictured with a pot of petunias. The program will be offered for the first time in Campbell River in January 2021, offering students there a chance to gain valuable employability skills to work in grounds maintenance, horticulture and custodial work. NIC photo

Grounds and custodial training expanding to Campbell River

New specialized training to help students gain essential employability skills and work-related…

  • Nov 5, 2020
Myles Bernard, Employment Transition Grounds & Custodial Assistant graduate, is pictured with a pot of petunias. The program will be offered for the first time in Campbell River in January 2021, offering students there a chance to gain valuable employability skills to work in grounds maintenance, horticulture and custodial work. NIC photo
Health Care Assistant students practise skills in the lab at St. Joe’s in Comox. Photo submitted

NIC expands Health Care Assistant course offerings

Blended delivery lets students do courses online, but attend labs at St. Joe’s in Comox

Health Care Assistant students practise skills in the lab at St. Joe’s in Comox. Photo submitted

North Island College nursing students to present webinar on climate change

Submitted by North Island College North Island College bachelor of science in…

  • Oct 7, 2020

New leadership elected for NIC Board of Governors

Eric Mosley takes over as board chair and Jane Atherton steps in as vice-chair

  • Sep 29, 2020

New NIC course focuses on presentation skills for future teachers

Education 101 will be delivered digitally

  • Sep 14, 2020

NIC expands higher level marine training options

In-person training will be offered at Campbell River, Port Alberni campuses

  • Sep 13, 2020

PHOTOS: North Island College prepares for return of some students this fall

Students asked to wear non-medical masks when they can’t physically distance on campus

  • Sep 2, 2020

North Island College Kwak’wala students building online community

Language courses moved online this summer

  • Aug 24, 2020

Family of Campbell River Instant Pot expert starts endowment in her honour

Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker Wilkowski Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund to benefit NIC culinary students

Nanwakolas charity golf event raises more than $40K for Indigenous NIC students

Funds were raised during 2019 event at Storey Creek Golf Club

  • Aug 5, 2020